The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.
As Jews around the world commemorate the rescue of Persian Jewry, how do those who live where the story took place mark the day?
Yet another difficult internal and ancient debate that modern Jews are unlikely to resolve
Filthy rich, and unfortunately timed
Galeet Dardashti finds the Israeli audience her grandfather never had
The music of central Asia by way of Queen